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Electrified Or Electro-Fail? We Spend A Week With The 2021 Mustang Mach-E

(Photos by the author) – If we want to talk about vehicles that are important to the Ford Motor Company and which indicate what the company’s path forward is, the 2021 Mustang Mach-E is...

More Muscle From McLaren On The Way: The Sabre BC-03 Looks Like It Will Be Mental

(By Tom Lohnes) – Do you want a Mclaren that’s basically a racecar but for some reason don’t want a V8? Well Mclaren has you covered with their latest project, the Sabre BC-03. So this car...

Teutonic Tank: The New Mercedes S-Class Is Horsepower, Luxury, and Technology On Full Display

(By Tom Lohnes) – For decades now the Mercedes S-class and all of its variants have been the pinnacle of build quality, luxury, and all-around German engineering. This new generation of...

The 2021 Honda Civic Is Coming: Our Little Boy Is All Growed Up!

(By Tom Lohnes) –  The new Honda Civic is here, and it’s much more Mazda3 than Toyota Corolla. The Mazda3 just recently entered its third generation and went a lot upmarket, forming a bridge...

The Ferrari SF90 Roadster Is A 215 MPH, Retractable Roof Equipped, Carbon Fiber, Million Dollar Wonder

(By Tom Lohnes) – Do you want to spend $1,000,000 on a 986-horsepower, AWD Ferrari, but you also live the open-top lifestyle? The SF90 Roadster is the perfect car for you and your bank...

The Bugatti Chiron Pur Sport Is All Internal Combustion, All The Money, and Not That Bad On Gas!

(By Tom Lohnes) – Do you have a spare four million dollars lying around? Do you care about fuel economy? If you do, you would be buying a Ferrari FXX K, Porsche 918 RSR, or a Mclaren P1 GTR...

BMW Introduces The iX Crossover SUV – Inching From Electric Eclectic Towards A New Normal?

(By Tom Lohnes) – Do electric cars need giant kidney grilles? Of course not, but apparently it is a BMW tradition now to stamp those tall front teeth on to every single car they make and the...

Hyundai Prepares To Bring Some Spice To The Dull CUV Segment – Can The Tucson Stand Out In The Crowd?

(By Tom Lohnes) – Having experienced so many compact crossovers, I often get them confused. With over 20 entries in the segment, there are a lot of them and none of them is all that great. One...

What’s New Is Old Again? The 2021 Lexus IS Has Been Reshaped But Has It Been Rethought?

(By Tom Lohnes) – The new Lexus IS is out after a rather boring 7-year generation. The new IS coming early 2021, looks and feels the same as the old one and I don’t know if that’s a good...

Is The Diesel Juice Worth The Wallet Squeeze: We Drive The New Jeep Wrangler Rubicon Unlimited EcoDiesel

We’re no stranger to the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited here at BangShift having driven and reviewed various models of the rig over the years. The latest edition of the machine is one that had us...

2020 BMW X7 M50i: A 523hp Luxury Rocket Where The M Stands For More…Of Everything

We live in an era where one can call a 5,660lb SUV a performance vehicle with a straight face and not a hint of irony or sarcasm. Why? Because machines like the 2020 BMW X7 M50i actually live up to...

The Bar Keeps Rising: McLaren Brings New Sports Series Model With Turbo V6 and Electric Motors

(By Tom Lohnes) – Mclaren is coming in with another hot one: a new sports series model powered by a V6 and electric motors. The Mclaren sports series has only had 4 models (570S, 570GT, 600LT,...

Hardcore Hot Hatch: The VW Golf GTI Clubsport Puts The FUN In Functional….Just Not On This Side Of The Ocean

(By Tom Lohnes) – Are you in the market for a sub-300 horsepower, track-focused front-wheel-drive hatchback you can’t get here? Me neither but if you’re European and you are, the new VW...

Long Roof and A Long Name: The Porsche Panamera Turbo S-E Hybrid Sports Turismo Hauls!

(By Tom Lohnes) – Are you a retired racecar driver? Is 591(Audi RS6) or 630 horsepower (Mercedes E63 S) not enough for you in a 5-seat Wagon? Well, Porsche has you covered with 693hp in the...